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Tyne and Wear care homes and Tyne and Wear nursing homes

Tyne & Wear is the 44th largest county in England yet is the 13th largest by population. This largely because it is made up of the five heavily populated metropolitan boroughs of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland, all formerly parts of the counties of Durham and Northumberland.

Economically this area was in the doldrums for many years after the decline of the mining and shipping industries but in recent years there has been a largely successful regeneration which can be most obviously seen in the redevelopment of the run down former factories and warehouses along the Tyne in Newcastle and Gateshead.

To many people in the rest of the UK the area is known for the intense local rivalries between the towns, as exemplified by the partisan support for the local football teams.

As of the 2001 census there were 128,190 people aged over 70 living in the Tyne and Wear area, approximately 11.9% of the total population. Within the county there are 343 residential care and nursing care homes providing services for older people and people with learning disabilities.

Below is a full list of care homes, sheltered care homes, respite care homes and nursing homes in Tyne & Wear:

  • Needham Court

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Stanhope Road, Jarrow, NE32 3UD

  • Cragston Court

    Mental health

    Blakelaw, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 3SR

  • St Georges Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People

    13 Vigo Lane, Harraton, Washington, NE38 9AH

  • The Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Farnham Road, South Shields, NE34 0JR

  • Glenholme Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    4 Park Avenue, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9PU

  • Wallace Mews

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    230 Mowbray Road, South Shields, NE33 3BE

  • 2 Fenwick Close

    Learning disability

    2 Fenwick Close, Litchfield Road, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 2AH

  • St Oswalds Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    2 Crowhall Lane, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 9PX

  • Kensington House North East

    Learning disability, Older People

    32 Denmark Street, Gateshead, NE8 1NQ

  • St Michaels Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Dairy Lane, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 5EH